Certificates in Clinical & Translational Science

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The Clinical & Translational Sciences Program offers two distinct certificate programs. One program is a traditional classroom-based program; the second is an online program.  The Clinical and Translational Science Programs are offered as a collaboration between Sackler School of Graduate and the Tufts Clinical and Translational Science Institute.

Traditional Program

The traditional program is designed to provide a basic foundation in clinical research for individuals already trained in the medical sciences, most commonly fully-trained physicians. Others with similar backgrounds (e.g., DDS, DVM or PharmD) or advanced biomedical or clinical degrees may also be considered. The Program specifically targets junior faculty of Tufts-affiliated hospitals, as well as fellows in training, or mid-career clinicians who are considering a career change and want to strengthen their clinical research skills.This program features much of the same course work as the MS program and is compatible with a part-time commitment of one academic year of study.

Online Program

The online program is a blended learning online-only program that is taken in a one year sequence and covers basic material in biostatistics, epidemiology and clinical care research. Note that these online courses do not transfer to any other CTS program at Tufts.

CTSI

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The Tufts Clinical Translational Science Institute attacks problems in health-related research.
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Women at Sackler

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Sackler is committed to training both men and women for fulfilling careers; about 60% of our students are women.

Health Science Campus

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The Health Sciences Campus is home to Sackler, the Schools of Medicine, Dental Medicine, Nutrition, Tufts Medical Center and several research institutes.

Apply for 2017 Admission

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The priority application deadline for the CTS program is May 1, 2017.